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Florin Popescu

Full name: Florin Popescu
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 30, 1974 in Iancu Jianu, Olt, Romania
Affiliations: Dinamo Bucureşti, Bucureşti (ROU)
Country: ROU Romania
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Florin Popescu had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1995 C4 1000 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 1st 1997 C4 1000 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 1st 2001 C4 500 m (with the non-Olympians Iosif Anisim, Mihail Vartolemei, and Ionel Averian), 1st 2002 C4 500 m (with Mitică Pricop and non-Olympians Ionel Averian and Mihail Vartolemei), 1st 2003 C2 1000 m (with Silviu Simioncencu), 1st 2003 C4 500 m (with Silviu Simioncencu, Mitică Pricop, and the non-Olympian Petre Condrat), 1st 2005 C4 500 m (with Silviu Simioncencu, Iosif Chirilă, and the non-Olympian Loredan Popa), 2nd 1994 C4 500 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 2nd 1994 C4 1000 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 2nd 1995 C4 500 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 2nd 1997 C4 500 m (with Marcel Glăvan, Antonel Borşan, and the non-Olympian Cosmin Paşca), 2nd 1998 C2 1000 m (with Gheorghe Andriev), 2nd 1998 C4 500 m (with Gheorghe Andriev and the non-Olympians Cosmin Paşca and Ionel Averian), 2nd 1999 C4 500 m (with Mitică Pricop, Gheorghe Andriev, and the non-Olympian Ionel Averian), 2nd 2002 C2 500 m (with Silviu Simioncencu), 2nd 2003 C2 500 m (with Silviu Simioncencu), 3rd 1999 C4 200 m (with Mitică Pricop, Gheorghe Andriev, and the non-Olympian Ionel Averian), 3rd 2001 C2 500 m (with Mitică Pricop), 3rd 2003 C4 200 m (with Silviu Simioncencu, Mitică Pricop, and the non-Olympian Petre Condrat).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 500 metres Romania ROU 3 Bronze
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Romania ROU 1 Gold
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 500 metres Romania ROU 4
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Romania ROU 4

Men's Canadian Doubles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T L
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Romania ROU Mitică Pricop Final Round 2000-10-01 1:54.260
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Romania ROU Mitică Pricop Round One Heat Two 2000-09-27 1:41.904
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Romania ROU Silviu Simioncencu Final Round 2004-08-28 1:40.618 8
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Romania ROU Silviu Simioncencu Semi-Finals 2004-08-26 1:41.424 4
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Romania ROU Silviu Simioncencu Round One Heat Two 2004-08-24 1:41.368 5

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T L
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Romania ROU Mitică Pricop Final Round 2000-09-30 3:37.355
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Canoeing Romania ROU Mitică Pricop Round One Heat Two 2000-09-26 3:37.340
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Romania ROU Silviu Simioncencu Final Round 2004-08-27 3:43.858 5
2004 Summer 29 Athina Canoeing Romania ROU Silviu Simioncencu Round One Heat One 2004-08-23 3:30.419 5